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the compromise is possible. there's still a lot of work to be done. team obama put forward a new proposal with 2.5 trillion in spending cuts. team boehner hasn't outright rejected it this time so i guess that's positive. they say the deal is still unbalanced. white house is offering to increase the cutoff of bush era tax rates to $400,000. speaker boen hner said he's willing to let the bush cuts expire on million dollar earners but then boehner met this morning proposed a plan "b" to extend the bush rates for americans earning less than $1 million only. both president obama and senate democrats say that's doa. michael crowly the deputy washington bureau chief of "time" magazine. michael, let's start with this emerging compromise but i think the big piece of it sort of if you're a democrat, the big piece of this potentially is social security. this is at the heart of new deal and the safety net and the heart of the proud democratic party and obama looking at here is something called chain cpi. that basically means changing the cost of living formula for social security in a less generous way and
on issues like same-sex marriage, on issues like even obama's election to the presidency and so many cases. do you think this is an area where young kids are going to say to their parents, get over this nra fixation, be loyal to us kids, not to them? >> i think that's exactly what we're hearing now and that's why you heard joe manchin from west virginia saying the same thing. you had harry reid, who is quite pro-gun out there making some favorable noise. a lot of these incoming democratic senators. the question is how long can you sustain that action? we've seen in -- >> i'm with you on that, brother. i know the problem of passion, the people on the far right on the nra front never lose their passion. they think about it every day of their lives. they go to bed at night and put their heads on the pillow afraid somebody is going to take that gun away this them. normal people have other interests like their spouses, like their lives, their children, and even their generalized politics isn't all driven by one issue. >> well, what we've seen is this congress operates under crisis. it requires
. >> obama: are we really prepared to say that we're powerless in the face of such carnage? that the politics are too hard. >> cenk: that is what he might be saying. we'll have that discussion. there is also good news on politicians coming forward to say that they're going to do something. then we're going to talk about mental health, and there is a mother speaking out speaking out as well, regarding her own kid. >> i'm liza long, i am the mother of a mentally ill son. i wonder some day will i be that mom? >> cenk: that's a powerful story. then of course we have the idiots on the right. >> i wish to god she had an gun in her office locked up when she heard gunfire she then she wouldn't have had to lunge with nothing. >> cenk: what an unbelievable fool. all right, it's go time. [ ♪ music ♪ ] [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> obama: in the face of un unconsciencible evil, you look out for each other. >> the principle and school psychologist who were killed after confronting the gunmen. >> the leaders in the building did what they needed to do, knowing that that gun shower gunfire was showering the hallw
>> this week on moyers & company. >> fundamentally barack obama's pretty conservative. he really is. he an senhower cservative. he's not a liberal. >> i agree 100 percent. i mean, obama has been -- i'm always shocked when people call obama a socialist, because he's -- in fact, i think you might be doing a disservice to eisenhower. >> and -- >> if i can choose to be grateful for my life, love the life i have in the midst of all this, then i can be grateful for other things. >> funding is provided by: carnegie corporation of new york, celebrating 100 years of philanthropy, and committed to doing real andermane good the world. the kohlberg foundation. independent production fund, with support from the partridge foundation, a john and polly guth charitable fund. the clements foundation. park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. the herb alpert foundation, supporting organizations whose mission is to promote compassion and creativity in our society. the bernard and audre rapoport foundation. the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed
that is obama won so still most republicans are going to be more concerned with playing to the base and getting through their primary an appealing to a general election, more centrist audience, but in terms of that debate i do think strategically we need to be smart and number one, we should not talk specifically about this tragedy and what would have prevented this particular tragedy because we just can't know and we got caught up after virginia tech saying what would have prevented that shooting and a debate on both sides and caught up in the details rather than thinking big picture, what could cause an overall societial change. i think that's where we need to focus and caution democrats and gun control advocates about is that gun control in general is not popular and the idea of taking away everyone's guns, banning handguns very unpopular but the specifics are quite popular, even sometimes with gun owners, even sometimes with nra >> it's not talking about guns far decade not brought any of them back to the democratic fold. they're voting at the same or even increased rates for republicans. a
. . >> voters re-elected president obama on election day but today was the day the electoral colleges made it official. oursmed at the state house and they officially cast 332 votes. mittromney got 207 electoral votes and now we can take a closer look inside the numbers and. . >> there's a lot of stuch in there and tonight we can confirm that in one precinct barack obama got 100% of the votes cast. after the election, you remember reports of that happening in some counties in pennsylvania. our reports show it happened here as well. . >> how do you get to 87% by winning massive majorities in neighborhoods all over baltimore. the official results show 17 city presipths where mitt romney got just one vote and check out this one, voter. >> on the i can't brown was here. >> everybody i talked to voted for obama. >> and when she says everybody, she means everybody. >> 207 people voted and barack obama got 207 votes, 100%. >> first and foremost, it's a black community and people voted for obama the last time. >> mitt romney was completely shut out at another precinct. no votes for him but
. >>> abe time time this morning for a telephone call with u.s. president barack obama. they talked about meeting next month in washington. it would be abe's first foreign visit after forming a new government. he's made strengthening the japan-u.s. relationship a priority. we have more from washington. >> people in the obama administration place a high priority on stability in the asia-pacific. they have been troubled by increase in tension between japan and china over which country owns the islands in the east china sea. and they're concerned the conflicting flames allowed to fester, it could unsettle the dynamic in the region. they want to see security policies and sophisticated diplomacy to calm the situation. u.s. leaders are worried of being drawn into a military confrontation because of their alliance with japan. >> our message to the new japanese government is the same assed to former japanese government, is that we want to see both japan and china avoid provocative acts. we want to see them talk to each other and work this through by dialogue. >> reporter: now japan is tied up in
tonight. folks, thanks for watching. almost 24 hours ago, president obama called for a change in this country. now, it's up to all of us to make sure changes come to pass. the community of newtown connecticut is still deeply mourning the lives of 26 people, 20 of them children. the president struck an almost impossible balance of heartfelt emotion and out rage. clearly, president obama feels the weight of the moment. no american can relive the horror of this. >> we can't tolerate this anymore. these tragedies must end. and to end them, we must change. we will be told that the causes of such violence are complex and that is true. no single law, no set of laws can eliminate evil from the world or prevent every senseless act of violence in our society. but that can't be an excuse for an action. surely, we can do better than this. >> this is a moment in history where an event alters the direction of a country and moves lawmakers to unity. diane feinstein was the first to announce an update on an assault weapons ban which she introduced in congress and will introduce it early next
morning everyone. president obama has another light day on his schedule today. just an afternoon meeting with defense secretary leon panetta. that's after a new fiscal cliff offer is now on the table showing he and speaker boehner could be closer to reaching a deal. the two met at the white house for about 45 minutes yesterday. last night president obama laid out a new compromise. a couple of details for you. the about the has dropped his revenue demands to $1.2 trillion over the next decade. that's down from his initial $1.6 trillion that he wanted. he's also offering another $1.2 trillion in spending cuts and $130 billion in savings but adjusting. >>> inflation to social security. now one more very notable aspect president obama is now saying he's willing to extend those bush era tax cuts for all incomes less than $400,000 a year. that's, of course, up from the $250,000 we've been talking so much about. speaker boehner's office is calling that a step in the right direction but he still thinks that it is an unba
chummily is proposing a bill that would criminalize implementation of barack obama's 2010 health care law. >>> senator john kerry of massachusetts suspected to be president obama's choice to replace secretary of state hillary clinton, but because of the connecticut shootings the announcement will be delayed until later this week. >>> some top newspapers are complaining about the mitt romney campaign sending them bills for reporters covering the campaign. they say they were egregious charges for meals and $745 for a vice presidential debate viewing party. >>> and former italian prime minister silvia berlusconi told a tv interviewer that he's engaged to be married. that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> now for a look at the weather, we turn to bill karins with the weather channel forecast. good morning. >>> good morning. welcome. >> thank you. >> our new anchor at "first look". >> it's very good to be here. >> richard engel story -- >> i'm so relieved. a friend, a phenomenal person. >> five days, we had no clue. when he comes back and tells the story of what happened -- >> yea
and more gun advocates changing their mind. >>> all that, plus comfort dogs in newtown, obama and boehner wheel and deal. >>> good morning. this morning we're learning more about adam lanza, the troubled 20-year-old who took the lives of 27 people last week including new details with his relationship with parents. adam's parents separated in 2001 and later divorced in 2009. though they shared custody, peter lanza said adam lanza stopped visiting him and cut off all conversation with him in 2010. that was around the time that peter lanza began dating his new wife. according to divoce documents obtained by nbc news, peter lanza paid his ex-wife nancy just under $200,000 in alimony in 2012. friends say nancy lanza had not been working in recent years. the "new york times" is reporting adam lanza had, quote, no connections to the school where friday's massacre occurred. >>> students in newtown, connecticut are returning to school this morning for the first time since the shooting massacre. meanwhile, more families will hold funerals. nbc's danielle leigh joins us from newtown. good morning. >
. president obama has become this -- begun discussions on how to reform american gun laws following the school shooting in connecticut on friday. many americans are now calling for stricter controls on weapons. two democratic senators that had previously been supporters of the gun lobby are now calling for change. here is our world affairs correspondent. >> a candle lit vigil as the grieving goes on for this small town in connecticut. shock waves for the shooting in newtown continue to reverberate. president obama has held talks on possible gun control measures. the white house has also declared the issues complex. >> we ask everyone present to rise and observe a moment of silence. >> a public gesture from the congress. then the stirrings of what would be an emotive debate. two senators that supported the at that -- nra say that new town has changed things. this is one of them. >> i am an nra rated member and i believe that enough is enough. we need to come to the table and come with restrictions and what they would be planned to be. that is a part of the process. >> the demonstration outside
to always keep an eye on him and never turn my back on him. >> and president obama declares. >> these tragedies must end. >> asking alamerican if we are doing enough to keep our children safe. but is washington doing enough? >> from the global resources of abc news, this is a special edition of "nightline," tragedy at sandy hook, the search for solutions. >> i'm cynthia mcfadden. today the first of far too many funerals in a small community changed by tragedy. three days ago 20 children and six adults were killed in a connecticut elementary school, a mass shooting that sent shock waves of degree across the country. abc's juju chang reports from newtown, connecticut. >> reporter: sandy hook elementary school is closed tomorrow. and when the children return it will be to a different campus. the town is covered with memorials like this one that take on a feeling of a sacred sight as people make pilgrimages from all over. under a cold steady rain, a wave of communal grief washes over newtown. memorials growing in sets of 20 for the children. 20 christmas trees, 20 poinsettias, 2
. obama and boehner wheel and deal. >> announcer: this is "early today" for tuesday, december 18th, 2012. >>> good morning, this morning, we're learning more about adam lanza, the troubled 20-year-old who took the lives of 27 people last week including new details with his relationship with parents. adam's parents separated in 2001 and later separated in 2009. they said peter lanza cut off visiting adam around 2010. that was around the time that peter lanza began dating his new wife. peter lanza paid his ex-wife nancy just under $200,000 in alimony in 2012. friends say nancy lanza had not been working in recent years. adam lanza had, quote, no connections to the school where the massacre occurred. >>> students are returning to school this morning for the first time since the shooting massacre. meanwhile, more families will hold funerals. nbc's danielle leigh joins us. >> reporter: good morning. over my shoulder, you may be able to make out a christmas tree that's marking the memorial that is marking the focal point of this little town. it's just incredible to walk by that memorial to see
presidente barack obama tiene esperanzas de lograr un acuerdo antes de fin de ano para avitar el abismo fiscal... tambien:. en colombia, al menos 26 personas dejo accidente de autobus en la carretera que une a bogota con cali... ... a dos semanas de concluir el 2012, el presidente obama mantiene sus esperanzas en que se pueda llegar a un acuerdo economico y asi evitar que el pais caiga en el llamado presipicio fiscal. alina mayo hablo con el mandatario y el senador republicano marco rubio y nos tiene las ..no se pierda manana la segunda parte de la entrevista al presidente barack obama..asi que en colombia al menos 26 personas murieron al volcarse un autobus en la ruta bogota-cali esta madrugada ... el accidente dejo ademas unos 15-heridos... la tragedia ocurrio cuando el vehiculo perdio aparentemente los frenos, lo que llevo al conductor a perder el control... la unidad se accidento pasada la medianoche del domingo en un tramo de la carretera que conduce de la localida de fusa-ga-suga a la ciudad de girardot... en chile, un equipo medico conformado por 38-personas logro separar con ex
and jessica rekos. at the white house, president obama convened a meeting with top officials to discuss ways to respond to the newtown massacre, including potential proposals for gun control. pressed for details, white house press secretary jay carney reduced offer any specifics on how obama plans to address the nation's gun violence. >> is a complex problem that will require a complex solution. no single piece of legislation, no single action will fully address the problem. >> in the aftermath of the newtown massacre, a number of pro-and lawmakers are signaling a new willingness to soften opposition to restrictions on weapons. senator joe manchin of west virginia, a longtime advocate of so-called gun rights, said when it comes to gun control, "everything should be on the table." virginia senator mark warner said he would back a stricter rules, calling the massacre a game changer. senate majority leader harry reid said the massacre will prompt tictac meaningful conversation and thoughtful debate about how to change laws and culture that allow violence to grow." in a statement, democratic con
this weekend. >> president obama saying friday was the most difficult day of his presidency. last night he addressed the community because everybody had a chance to see that live. one of the things you picked out was the end if we could get the reaction to the president's speech last night. >> charlotte, daniel, olivia, josephine, anna, dylan, madeleine, katherincath kras r- chase, jesse, james, grace, emily, jack, noah, caroline, jessica, benjamin, avielle, allison. god has called them all home. >> i thought that was an amazing way to end the speech last night. >> i think it was exactly the right thing to do. i agree with eric. the other victims here are the other kids in that school who witnessed all of this and are going to have years of trauma in front of them. one of the things i have a difficult time understanding is why they need to be interviewed at that age. authorities think that they do. i think president obama has been too far too many of these in his four years in office. i think he did a good job. for that town i can't image. it is unimaginable being a fatherment your greates
looming, president obama and barack obama; obama and house speaker boehner i should say continue to fight tooth and nail over how best to avert the automattic tax hikes and spending cuts that would go in effect, exactly two weeks from tonight. we have team fox coverage tonight with chief political correspondent carl cameron on capitol hill, where the house is set to vote on what speaker boehner calls a plan "b." but we start and you have may have seen him with the chief washington correspondent ed henry where obama insists he moved more than halfway to meet boehner. >> megyn: the democrats have given a lot to boehner and they are not ready to give more. top advisor telling me the white house believes the negotiation took a step back today. speaker boehner said it's time for a backup plan. >> our plan "b" is protect taxpayers making $1 million or less and have current rates extended. >> there there is little chance of passible in the senate. the democrats say if goalposts is getting moved. >> take the football and charlie brown episode. they jerk it away. >> 15 months ago the president sug
in the school, it looks bad. they will say why are you doing this? president obama why are you doing this? it has to be the state level. news today, governor donald in virginia said he is looking in to the state level putting social training officer at the schools. that is the way to go. >> greg: freedom costs money. for our freedom, you know, we have to -- at the state and local level it's worth it. >> andrea: we did it enplanes after 9/11. there was talk about secret air marshalls. this school was extremely secure and you had to be buzzed in when you got in. a lot of schools have metal detectors. i do hope that maybe the discussion on mental illness is less stigmatizing. you read blogs about i am shooter's mother. did he have asperger. was he on the autism spectrum? whatever the case, there mother knew there was something wrong. he was burning himself. put yourself in the shoes of that money. very stigmatizing for her and the shooter. to handle that. no mother wants to rat out her son. >> andrea: there are events, not specifically these things like the aurora, colorado thing, that the l
of gun control. liberals in the media and safe to say president obama as well based on his memorial comments. is using it to add his voice. don lenin on a anti-rant. we need to get guns and weapons off of the street and only available to police officers and al-qaida and. and not hunt elementary children. >> why would anyone own a assault rifle temperature is the confiscation of the weapons that counsels and will impactment pbs, your tax did at work. >> it is easier to buy an automatic weapon than rent an automobile. you can't b one without a special license from the bureau of tobeacco. we'll see an avalanche of comments. we are facing a liberal ideology that wants to undo the second amendment and they are eager to advance their cause. what is it for us. three days after the newtown tragedy. think about we act and resist the temptation. and jamming through legislation in order to do something if we do, do something let's be smart about it and pursue policiless that work ask not make the people on the left feel better. and we might save innocent lives. if the left respects the constit
. how do people in the obama administration look on it now. >> reporter: the revolving door to the japanese prime minister office has made it difficult for those to cooperate on an issue. they want a reliable partner. they'd like to see an end to the volatile issues. >> what do they want them to address? >> reporter: people in the obama administration face a high priority. they have been troubled by the increasing tension between japan and china over which country owns the senkaku islands. it could unsettle dynamic in a region. they want to see measure security policies and sophisticated diplomacy to calm the situation. >> our pleszage to the new japanese government will be the same to the former japanese government, which is we want to see both japan and china avoid provocative acts. we want to see them talk toach other and work this through by dialogue. >> reporter: now japan has a dispute with south korea. they would like to see the japanese put aside their differences. american diplomats rely on the partners of both countries to contain it. the north koreans may be well
college pass their votes for president barack obama -- now ohio possible electoral college -- of ohio's elecroral college passed their votes for president barack obama. courtesy of the ohio channel, this is 40 minutes. >> this is the 53rd meeting of the ohio electoral college. i would like to thank you for coming and welcome you to these procedures. i would like all who are gathered here today to stand for a moment of silent prayer or reflection for the victims, their families and our country as we mourn the deaths of the children and school officials in newtown, connecticut. >> thank you. to lead us through the taiex thank you. to lead us through the preliminary matters and to provide us with a welcoming address, i would like to pass the gavel to congresswoman elect, joyce beatty. >> thank you very much, secretary husted. we begin with an innovation. at this time i would like to ask the reverend angela simmons to please come up. let us pray. almighty god, we gather here together today as people from many different faith traditions, yet we share a bond that is deep and enduring, a pro
la despedida a pequeñas víctimas. barack obama habla sobre la venta de armas en el país >>se arma el rompecabezas sobre adam lanza >>rompe el silencio el representante de la compañia del avion donde murió jenni rivera, dice que el aparato estaba en perfectas condiciónes. >>buenas noches, bienvenidos a noticias univisión. en medio del dolor de un país en que no sale del asombro ante masacre en pequeña escuela de newtown >>arropados por la solidaridad de toda la nación, los padres afrontaron uno de los momentos más difíciles para su vidas >>un dia para que las familias dieran un último adios a las pequeñas víctimas de la masacre en la pequela escuela de sandy huckes >>compañeros de escuela, padres tuvieron la dolorosa mision de enterrar a sus niños >>ha sido una jornada difícil, dolientes han estado trayendo flores y velas >>jack pinto y noa posner, el niño más joven que fue asesinado. >>lacomunidad empieza a despedir a sus muertos, los compañeros de jack pinto le dieron en esta funeraria el último adios >>no hay palabras para describirlo, no puedoa. >>no pensamos qu
further. >> president obama, meantime, made the first serious step toward new efforts to reduce gun violence meeting with members of the cabinet inside the white house just jed and led by vice president joe biden, beginning to look at a set of proposals that include reinstating that ban on assault rifles. joining me, john rosenthal, chairman of stop handgun violence founded in 1995. the son of former attorney general robert f. kennedy with us and contributor michael smerkonish. talk about the silence of the nra here. you have a couple of article that is described this as the duck and cover noting that when we have seen past tragedies like this of mass killings that the nra will lay low and then fight legislation proposed. will that work this time around or will they be forced to come out and make a statement that goes beyond saying we are sorry for the loss of life in. >> you know, tamron, as i have expressed to you in the past i feel like i answer the telephone for a living. that's what i do 15 hours a week and i have therefore covered any number of these sort of instances in the l
a year. house speaker john boehner says he is still negotiating plan a with president obama. the reason for the backup plan, speaker boehner says, after optimism, the white house is latest offer has soured the mood within republicans. >> it was essentially a $1.3 trillion in new revenues for only $853 billion in net spending reductions that is not balanced in my opinion. rich: there are substantial differences. the speaker is willing to allow a rate hike on those earning less than, excuse me, more than 1 million. speaker boehner wants a $1 trillion in spending cuts. you take away interest savings, you are looking at about $930 billion. the white house wants four years of debt ceiling authority. they were discussing giving him one year authority to raise the debt ceiling the house. other proposals later this afternoon and house leadership. pushing their members to support this. harry reid says boehner backup plan cannot pass the senate. dagen: thank you. joining us now with more apt fox news political analyst, juan williams. >> i think they will get a deal. >> right now there's whole pla
michael bloomberg says president obama isn't vigorously enforcing background hecks on gun buyers and he criticized mr. obama for not naming a permanent director for the federal agency that enforced gun laws. ne talked to the mayor today and we pointed out to him that many millions of americans disagree with gun control. >> lots of people think we shouldn't have speed limits. we still have speed limits. lots of people think we shouldn't have public schools. we still have public schools. pus of people are against a lot of different things. fedemocratic society you have to come together and what a majority of the people want. and every time somebody's on a poll the majority of people want sensible gun restrictions. ib pelley: and in your opinion sensible gun restrictions would include what? >> no guns in the hands of minors, no guns in the hands of sriminals, no guns in the hands of people with psychiatric problems, no guns in the hands of people with substance abuse problems, no guns in the hands of people that we put on the no- fly list. we won't let you fly but we'll sell you a gun. wha
was to defeat barack obama. last time i checked he will be inaugurated again. >> mayor bloomberg will be live on "morning joe" later this morning. two leading democrats who have earned high praise from the national rifle association are now rethinking their stance on guns. last night senator mark warner of virginia became the latest to call for action. >> i've been a long-time supporter of second amendment rights. you know, i believe every american has second amendment rights, and the ability to hunt and it's part of our culture. i had an nra rating of an "a." but, you know, enough is enough. my -- i've got -- i'm the father of three daughters. this weekend they all said, dad, how can this go on? and i, like i think most of us, realize that there are ways to get to rationale gun control. there won't be one perfect law that will stop a crazy person from doing evil things. but when we have close to 30,000, you know, killings a year from all types of gun violence, even if we save a few lives, we make progress. i can answer my daughters with a better answer than i gave them on friday night. >> se
could mark a tipping point. the "washington post" reporting that president obama ordered cabinet members to order proposals to curb gun violence, a push that could include a new ban on assault rifles. sources say vice president joe biden will spearhead that effort. still the white house press secretary jay carney wasn't ready to unveil specifics. >> it's a complex problem that will require complex solution. no single piece of legislation no single action will fully address the problem. so i don't have a specific agenda to announce to you today. >> one of the nation's leading proponents for gun regulation, mayor michael bloomberg, said he is prepared to use his own personal fortune for this cause. adding there's simply no need to wait for another tragedy to happen. >> if the massacre in tucson wasn't enough to make our national leaders act, and if the more recent bloodshed in aurora, colorado, oak creek, wisconsin, portland, oregon and other towns wasn't enough, perhaps this slaughter of innocence at sandy hook elementary school will at long last be enough. we have made our voices heard a
on specifics tied to theecrusade president obama hunted october. >> there's common sense measures that he believes should be taken to help address this problem, but he made clear that more needs to be done. >> reporter: far more he has at that particular time that the president at that dramatic prayer service. >> i'll use whatever power this office holds to engage my fellow citizens from law enforcement to mental health professionals to parents and educators in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this. because what choice do we have? >> reporter: today, new york city mayor, michael bloomberg, mocked the idea the fiscal cliff could distract from the ability to come together on gun control. >> if congress and the president can't focus on two things on once, who on earth did we elect? >> reporter: in 20 # 11, the president made vows in tucson and wrote an op-ed noting it was time to finally stop gun violence adding, quote, like the majority of americans, i believe that the second amendment guarantees an individual right to bear arms, and, in fact, my administration has not curt
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